Senior Citizens Council of Delhi
to the service of senior citizens, to enable them
Shri J.R. Gupta is President of the Senior Citizens Council and National Executive Chairperson of the Indian Society of U3A (University of the Third Age).
Senior Citizens Council of Delhi is a registered body since 2007, representing senior citizens all over Delhi duly associated with the Ministry of Social Justice & Empowerment, Govt of India, Social Welfare Department of Delhi Govt, I.C.C.R and Senior Citizens Cell of Delhi Police.
The Council is working for the cause & care of elderly particularly
protecting lonely senior citizens from abuses/humiliations from their
own children and others. In special emergent cases, medical help to lonely
senior citizens are also being extended. The Council has also created
a network of more than 1850+ active senior citizens living lonely who
are participating in daily social, spiritual and cultural activities,
yoga, health talks, lectures, interaction sessions and panel discussions
etc. at Deer Park activities Center, near Hauz Khas Village, New Delhi
and Recreational Centre, First Floor, Community Centre, Green Park Extension
between 7 am and 8:30 am and 3 PM to 4 PM respectively. Eminent Speakers
across the Country are invited daily to address the senior citizens on
various subjects concerning elderly. Such a wonderful conducive environment
keeps them free from loneliness and inspires to live with dignity and
respect particularly those poor, destitute and neglected elderly.
The Council has also signed a MOU with Senior Citizens Council, Mauritius in order to promote exchange of views of groups of elderly of both the Countries. The Council is also affiliated with Confederation of Senior Citizens Associations of Delhi (an umbrella body of 11 lakh senior citizens) in which 129 registered Senior Citizens Associations across Delhi stands affiliated with the Confederation for the cause and care of elderly. Help Age India is a Permanent Advisor of Confederation.
· The Council/Confederation organizes Walkathon at India Gate on the occasion of International Day of Older Persons every year on 1st October supported by Ministry of Social Justice & Empowerment, Govt. of India in which more than 5000 senior citizen participates. A candle march is also organized at Jantar Mantar to draw the attention of Govt. of India/ Govt. of Delhi for providing social ,financial and health security on every 15th June on the occasion of World Elders Abuse Awareness Day .
Shri J.R.Gupta, is an elected President of the Council and Chairperson of Confederation. He is also National Executive Chairperson, ISU3A (Indian Society of Universities of Third Age) which is part of a World- wide movement committed to elderly care, life long learning and fellowship.
The Council launched its monthly News Paper ELDERLY NEWS on Ist January, 2014 covering various activities undertaken by Council/ Confederation including affiliated Senior Citizens Associations for the cause and care of elderly. Since then, it is being circulated among elderly regularly.
The Council has also been allotted Recreation Centre on November
4, 2016 at Green Park Extension, Community Centre, First Floor, New Delhi
by South Delhi Municipal Corporation and inaugurated on 05-12-2016 by
Mrs. Meenakshi Lekhi, M.P. ( Lok Sabha ) in the presence of more than
450 senior citizens including Sh. Ishwar Singh, DCP (South) and Sh. S.S.Monti,
Chairman, Standing Committee, SDMC, in which more than 200 lonely senior
citizens are participating daily to avail various free facilities such
as Computer Training, Yoga & Meditation, Physiotherapy, Indoor Games
i.e. Carom- Board, Ludo, Snakes & Ladder, Spiritual Discourses, Social
& Cultural Activities, News Papers &Library Books, Free Consultations
by Doctors, Health Check-Up Camps etc. Every effort is being taken to
free them from loneliness by organizing group visits to Religious &
Historical Places in India & abroad. A common platform is also provided
to male/female senior citizens to perform in Cultural Programs, Fashion
Shows, etc. in order to highlight their hidden talents.
all activitiies of the Council with effect from 01/01/2014, please click
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|Updated as on 22-11-2017.|
|Senior Citizens Council of Delhi (U3A) is a registered Society duly associated with Ministry of Social Justice & Empowerment, Govt. of India, Social Welfare Department of Delhi Govt., I.C.C.R. & Senior Citizen Cell of Delhi Police. The Council is working for the cause & care of elderly particularly protecting lonely senior citizens from abuses/humiliations from their own children and others. The Council has got its own New Recreation Centre recently at Green Park Extension, Community Centre, New Delhi in which more than 200 lonely senior citizens are participating in various free activities such as Computer Training, Yoga & Meditation, Physiotherapy, Indoor Games ie Carrom- Board, Ludo, Snakes & Ladder, Spritual Discourses, Social & Cultural Activities, News Papers & Books, Free Consultations by Doctors, Health Check-Up Camps etc..|
The following is a collage of activities carried out at our New Recreation Centre at Green Park Extension Community Centre, New Delhi